Knox County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population was 55,836. Its county seat is Galesburg, Illinois. Knox County is part of the Galesburg Micropolitan Statistical Area.
London Mills is a village in Fulton and Knox counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. The population was 447 at the 2000 census. The Fulton County portion of London Mills is part of the Canton Micropolitan Statistical Area, while the Knox County portion is part of the Galesburg Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Abingdon is a city in Knox County, Illinois, 50 miles (80 km) west of Peoria. It is part of the Galesburg Micropolitan Statistical Area. The city was first settled in 1828 and was incorporated in 1857. In 1890, 1,321 people lived here; in 1900, 2,022; and in 1910, 2,464. The population was 3,612 at the 2000 census.
Galesburg is a city in Knox County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 33,706. It is the county seat of Knox County. Galesburg is home to Knox College, a private four-year liberal arts college, and Carl Sandburg College, a two-year community college. Galesburg City Township is an active township that is coterminous with the city.
Tilia × europaea, generally known as the Common Lime, is a naturally-occurring hybrid between Tilia cordata (Small-leaved lime) and Tilia platyphyllos (Large-leaved lime). It occurs in the wild at scattered localities wherever the two parent species are both native. It is a large deciduous tree up to 20–46 m tall with a trunk up to 2 m diameter. The leaves are intermediate between the parents, 6–15 cm long and 6–12 cm broad, thinly hairy below with tufts of denser hairs in the leaf vein axils.